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Citations: Citing AI

Most important!

Above all, you must understand and follow your teacher's expectations for every assignment. 

Each teacher/class/department may have varied expectations for if and how you may use generative AI tools. 

Always ask your teacher if you are unsure how they would like you to cite AI-generated text!

More questions?

Reference this article from the official APA style website for further details and examples of how to incorporate AI-generated text into your papers and projects. Remember - it is only ok to use AI-generated content when specifically allowed by your teacher. 

Quoting text created by Generative AI in your paper

When you reproduce or quote text generated by AI, you should describe how you used the AI, including your prompt(s). 

Here's an example:

"When prompted with "How were Julius Caesar and Caesar August different?" the ChatGPT response provided details on four notable areas of difference between these Roman leaders. "While both Julius Caesar and Caesar Augustus were influential figures in Roman history, they differed in their backgrounds, rise to power, leadership styles, and legacies" (OpenAI, 2023). 


OpenAI. (2023). ChatGPT (3.50 [Large language model]. http://www.chat.openai.com

In-Text Citations

Parenthetical citation: (OpenAI, 2023)

Narrative citation: OpenAI (2023)

Bibliography Entry

Author. (Date of publication). Title (version) [Large language model].  http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/



OpenAI. (2023). ChatGPT (3.5) [Large language model]. http://www.chat.openai.com